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National Institute for Health Research calls for more research into frailty care

News item - Posted on 07/12/2017

7 December 2017 New research indicates little difference in the cost or functional outcomes between older people’s rehab schemes in ...

Ageing expert says exercise regimes for frail older people ‘must be prescribed and delivered with the same care as drug therapies’

News item - Posted on 23/11/2017

23 November 2017 Physiotherapists should stop ‘taking it on the chin’ by bearing the brunt of financial restraints that prevent them ...

Sell-out crowds mark successful collaboration between physiotherapists and British Geriatric Society

News item - Posted on 23/11/2017

23 November 2017 The British Geriatric Society (BGS) devoted part of its 70th anniversary conference to a co-production with Agile – ...

ER-WCPT: Physios have the ‘golden bullet’ to fight frailty, say researchers

News item - Posted on 17/11/2016

17 November 2016 Physical therapists will increasingly need to tackle the ‘complex phenomenon’ of frailty, according to the work of ...

3 minutes with Sophie Wallington, crisis response team

Frontline article - Posted on 14/03/2016

The advanced physiotherapy practitioner grabbed the opportunity to step outside her comfort zone and join an innovative crisis response team in the north Manchester area. ...

Strength training in physical therapy

Physiotherapy Journal article - Posted on 24/02/2016

Introduction In an era characterised by an ageing population and a global epidemic of obesity and related comorbidities, daily habitual physical activity and exercise training with well-known health ...

Physio 14: Catch frailty early, before it leads to a crisis

News item - Posted on 14/10/2014

14 October 2014 Health professionals need to think of frailty as a long-term condition which they can diagnose and treat before a ...

Physio14: Teamwork can improve older people’s discharge rates, delegates told

News item - Posted on 11/10/2014

11 October 2014 An interdisciplinary team based at Leicester Royal Infirmary is helping to ensure that frail older people are ...

Physiotherapy works: falls and frailty

Publication - Posted on 27/05/2011

Physiotherapy reduces falls, addresses frailty and restores independence. Download our evidence-based briefing. ...

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